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Topic: the oklahoman

Citing financial projections, The Oklahoman terminates 46 positions

Those affected by the layoffs were notified Wednesday morning.


Clifton Adcock
OPUBCO, publisher of The Oklahoman daily newspaper, announced that it has laid off 46 employees today, the third round of layoffs in about two years.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Geronimo’s bones

Is the famed Apache warrior still buried at Fort Sill, or were his remains stolen?


Ron J. Jackson
Thousands of tourists flock to historic Fort Sill each year to view the grave of Chiricahua Apache warrior Geronimo. Many even cross oceans to leave burnt cedar offerings, coins and other strange trinkets at his monument.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Unconvinced by Kern

Letters to the Editor

Lee Agnew
Regarding Clifton Adcock’s “Kern: ‘I am not a racist,’” April 29, I am convinced that state Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, meant what she said the first time, and that she still believes it in her heart.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Calling it quits

This is becoming quite the Kern-fuffle


Gazette staff
While state Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, recently called on embattled U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner to step down, a local group called for her own resignation the same day.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Turn the page

The publisher and editor leading The Oklahoman since 2003 are both leaving, paving the way for new Publisher Christopher Reen this fall.


Clifton Adcock
Big changes are happening in Oklahoma City media, as both the publisher and editor of The Oklahoman, the largest newspaper in the state, announced they were leaving the publication.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

‘Line in the sand’

Riddled by conflict and animosity, the Oklahoma City Council rejected a deferral process proposed by a targeted councilman.


Clifton Adcock
A measure by two Oklahoma City Council members creating a standard for deferring council agenda items was narrowly shot down at the Aug. 2 meeting.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The Jimi Hendrix Experience — Hendrix in the West / Winterland

How many different versions of ‘Hey Joe’ do you need to hear, really?


Matt Carney
I’m absolutely, totally, 100 percent, completely in support of reissues. There is great music in the past that often gets neglected or forgotten once the generation that popularized it ambles a few years into their first mortgages.
Thursday, August 11, 2011

In the raw, in the rough

'Sorry ma'am, but this isn't that kind of club.'


Gazette staff
While, for some, playing a round of golf in 100-degree weather with the local Elk’s Lodge in Woodward might seem slightly more fun than diving into a swimming pool filled with broken glass and rubbing alcohol, someone there apparently found a way to liven things up: by gettin’ nekkid!
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Gaylord family selling The Oklahoman, OPUBCO


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoman newspaper and OPUBCO is to be sold in early October, after more than a century of ownership by the Gaylord family, the paper announced Thursday.
Thursday, September 15, 2011


The changing face of The Oklahoman


Clifton Adcock
A simple headline appeared the morning of Sept. 15 on the NewsOK website. The four words confirmed what some in the journalism world had been whispering about since June: “OPUBCO to be sold.”
Wednesday, September 28, 2011